Describe Azure Databricks

Intermediate
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Databricks

Discover the capabilities of Azure Databricks and the Apache Spark notebook for processing huge files. Understand the Azure Databricks platform and identify the types of tasks well-suited for Apache Spark.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Understand the Azure Databricks platform
  • Create your own Azure Databricks workspace
  • Create a notebook inside your home folder in Databricks
  • Understand the fundamentals of Apache Spark notebook
  • Create, or attach to, a Spark cluster
  • Identify the types of tasks well-suited to the unified analytics engine Apache Spark

Prerequisites

None